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worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this dinner, paolo gabriellely was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment, so close, he was able to take thousands of confidential documents. >> it was a betrayal of trust. pablo says that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was in the documents, it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> gabriella admitted taking papers his boss asked be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 46-year-old passed the documents on to an investigative journalist so-called vatileaks causing embarrassment for the church with allegations of financial corruption and cover-up. gabriellely claims he saw corruption everywhere in the church and acted alone to root it out. >> he's right. maybe the corruption should be out. we should know about the vatican because there was stuff going on that no one knows about for so long that it's about time we really find out. h
that fascinated catholics worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this morning, he learned his fate. dunn began golestani is in london. >> he said he was acting out of love for the catholic church and said it wasn't theft, but this morning, vatican judges disagreed, they found him guilty and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. wherever the pope went, his butler was nearby, up front in the pope mobile or by his side at dinner. paolo was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment. so close he was able to take thousands of confidential couples. >> for the pope, i think it was a betrayal of trust. paolo got the early sense of that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was actually in the documents. it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> in court, he admitted taking personal letters and documents belonging to the pope. papers his boss asked to be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 4
. moments ago pope benedict's former butler found guilty of stealing private papers and documents and leaking some of those to an italian journalist. he was sentenced to 18 months in jail. returned into a scathing book that revealed corruption and scandal inside the vatican. the butler pleaded not guilty but admitted to copying the papers and betraying the pope. >> friendly fire, not drug smugglers likely killed an arizona border patrol agent this week. it appears two other agents accidently shot at each other while chasing down drug runners near the mexican border tuesday. they do not believe the suspects ever fired at the agents. one of the other agents was also shot but is he recovering. no arrests have within made. the shooting is being investigated. >> helicopter comes down while the cameras are rolling. [shouting] >> so scary. two videos captured the crash while on lookers claimed god is great. it's believed god is great. capital of damascus where the military has been turning records on civilian protesters. fox news cannot verify the authenticity of this tape. does not allo
. the former butler to pope benedict xvi was sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing confidential documents and passing them on. the vatican says the pope will most likely pardon him. >>> and leaders saying this man killed soldiers before defecting, they heard gunshots before the soldier crossed the heavily armed guard between the two countries. thousands defect each year from north korea. >>> and today, the cdc announc d bacterial meningitis cases were found. dr. sanjay gupta explains how the meningitis cases got started. >> dr., we're talking about fungal meningitis. and it is not as common, we're hearing about the bacteria, treated with antibiotics, or the most common, which is viral meningitis. we typically hear about that on college campuses. fungal meningitis can be very serious, the good news is, it is not always spread easily. you have many getting this form of meningitis in different states over the summer at different types. and later they were able to trace it back to the medication, the type of steroid often used as an injection to treat the back pain, injected into th
. >>> a vatican tribunal convicted pope's former butler and sentenced him to 18 months in jail. he was found guilty of stealing pope benedict's private papers and leaking them to a reporter. >>> the cdc says the outbreak of meningitis rises to seven now. more than 50 people have been infected. and some of the jurors who convicted jerry sandusky say they plan to attend his sentencing on tuesday. they tell the associated press they hope that he'll be sent away for the rest of his life. the 68-year-old sandusky was convicted of child sexual abuse. >>> sticker shock might be an understatement for californians trying to fill up their tanks today. today the price of regular gas in the golden state equaled an all-time high of $4.61 a gallon. that is up an astounding 12 cents since just yesterday, and 47 cents in the past week alone. nbc's diana alfier joins us live from burbank, california. thank you for being here. why has this price shot up so quickly? >> reporter: milissa, that is indeed the question on everyone's minds around here. check out what the price is at this station in burbank, $4.69 p
, in at least six years. and, the vatican says bthe pope former butler will be facing 18 months, for leaking the pope's private letters to reporters. >> a pop fly was ruled out under the infield fly rule, despite dropping safely in the out field and so the braves lost the one game wildcard to the cardinals, 6-3. >> arthel: politics, the race for the white house, tightening, and three key swing states according to the latest rasmussen poll, taken after wednesday night's debate, the governor leads president obama in florida and virginia and the president maintains his lead in ohio. so, what are some of the biggest deciding factors for voters in these states? an advisor to democratic senator bob casey and former staffer for democratic governor ed rendell and brad blakeman, a former assistant to president george w. bush. good to see both of you. >> good to see you. >> arthel: we'll dissect it state by state and, florida, it could come down to florida, you have the heavily courted hispanic mayor deeply divided along party lines and strengths and challenges we'll talk about for the president and g
. first at the vet can where pope benedict's former butler was just sentenced to 18 months in prison for leaking confidential papers. paulo gabriel was convicted this morning of left. the book, based on his leaked papers, revealed possible corruption in the catholic church hierarchy. gabriel told the court he leaked the papers out of love for the church and didn't field like a thief. >>> and in india american football is the new sport hoping to gain pop logan airport. the new league is made of teams from india, pakistan and sri lanka. they have names like the delhi defenders. some former nfl stars like mike ditka are backing the project, and many coaches are actually americans. >> we've got guys that were like all over the place, you know, got guys who never played sports. we had like one guy named sticks, 6 foot 5, sitting at the hotel. >> reporter: >> sports expert say the biggest challenge is combating cynicism and training players. >>> now to russia where an 11-year-old boy found the remains of, believe it or not, a woolly mammoth, sticking out of frozen mud. scientists named the
of benjamin butler because he is a colby graduate and a very important civil war general. a very complicated figure as well. and i have thought about it, but i am not sure how many biographies a person can do in there lifetime. it takes a lot of getting to know somebody. i lived with joseph volt in my head for a long time. >> for some writers going to a place where something happens and connecting back is important. did you go to the navy yard? are there places that you would? >> absolutely. because i came to hold, when i was first introduced to him early on in my research on women in the civil war letter i wrote a book about the focus primarily on the assassination and its aftermath and at that point i went to all kinds of places around washington and so on and actually stayed in a hotel a was right next to the suraya house. so i went to a lot of places that were relevant to the assassination. then as i was studying his life more fully i went to kentucky and went to see his old family mansion and went to the places where he had gone to school. you know, there are remnants of those things th
you later. >>> the verdict in the trial of pope benedict's former butler is in. paulo gabriel was sentenced to 18 months behind bars for stealing church documents and leaking them to journalists. he faced up to four years in prison. the vatican court says the sentence was reduced because of a series of mitigating circumstances including that gabriel had no previous record. >>> defense secretary leon panetta says u.s. officials are investigating the arrest of two men reportedly connected to the deadly embassy attack in libya. the two tunisian men were arrested wednesday but it is unclear whether they are considered suspects. the u.s. ambassador to libya along with three other americans were killed in an attack on the embassy on september 11th. panetta says officials are still looking into whether the men were connected to al qaeda. >>> the fbi says friendly fire is likely to blame for the death of a federal agent in arizona. nicholas ivy was killed and another agent injured in tuesday's shooting. police have arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents we
police say he pled not guilty to a crime. >>> the pope's former butler testifies today for stealing private documents. the butler, whose duties included helping the pope get dressed, wanted to expose what he felt was corruption within the vatican. >>> now for a look at what is trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. actress drew barrymore announced she gave birth last wednesday to a baby girl named olive, the first child for the 37-year-old actress and her husband art consultant will kopelman. fans are wondering if the baby is named after the reindeer character named olive. liam niesom was pretty in pink. raising money for breast cancer research. >> if i take this off, does the $10,000 become 20,000? just asking. >> i'll make that happen. if you take it off and go sit in that. >> yes. >> then we get fined if you take those off. >> the audience member who got to help ellen dunk niesom is himself a cancer survivor. >>> and this black bear was brave enough to walk on to this back deck but not prepared for this woman's angry reaction. >> no, no. down! who knew
expected wednesday or thursday. >>> to the vatican where pope benedict's former butler is taking the stand and defending himself. he's charged with stealing expensive documents that embarrassed the vatican. those point to corruption and power struggles within the church. >>> the presidential candidates have been down playing their debate performances over the past couple of weeks. president obama said that preparing for the debate was quote a drag. in the meantime, mitt romney says it's not about who wins or loses, it's about who -- well, he didn't say anything about a game. but he said, we have serious issues at play here. both men have been practicing for the debate. joining me now, the political professor, jason johnson and republican strategist thank you so much. for some reason i'm a little off kilter now, but i'm fine. jason, you know, i'm just wondering about this pennsylvania ruling. a judge ruled you don't have to show your i.d. before you vote in pennsylvania. of course, that's on appeal. but on the day of the election, you won't have to show your voter i.d. will that make a diff
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